To be considered for a student teaching/clinical experience placement in one of District 47's schools, please contact the student teacher coordinator at your university and ask that the materials listed below are submitted in one email or fax to:
• Written request for placement from your university's student teacher coordinator
noting the desired dates and specific grade and/or subject area
• A Criminal Background Check, Physical and TB Test is required prior to placement (students expense)
• Student resume and unofficial transcripts reflecting all university coursework
Once the above has been submitted in full, you may be contacted for an interview. We ask for your patience while we process materials for consideration. Please note that submission of materials does not guarantee placement. Because we receive a high volume of requests of this nature, we may be unable to accommodate all requests.
If you are a college or university student looking to obtain credit hours for on-site practical experience in a public school classroom, please fill out the form in the link below. Your request will be directed to the school principal for which your requirements match. If the school principal is able to fulfill your request, you will be contacted. Because we receive a high volume of requests of this nature, we may be unable to accommodate all requests.
In order to observe you must provide proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test in order to observe at each location.
Questions regarding student observations, please contact: